Belief in Heaven among 18-29 year olds

% of 18-29 year olds who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,544. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 68% 27% 6% 5,544
2007 74% 18% 8% 4,242

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Belief in Heaven among 18-29 year olds by religious group

% of 18-29 year olds who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 86% 10% 4% 890
Evangelical Protestant 91% 6% 4% 1,092
Historically Black Protestant 96% 4% < 1% 298
Jewish 51% 41% 8% 104
Mainline Protestant 86% 9% 5% 586
Mormon 97% 2% 1% 114
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 54% 9% 2,003

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DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 63% 37% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,644
Don't believe 62% 38% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,564
Other/don't know 61% 39% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 336

Gender composition among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 48% 52% 3,644
Don't believe 58% 42% 1,564
Other/don't know 50% 50% 336

Racial and ethnic composition among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,620. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 52% 17% 5% 21% 5% 3,620
Don't believe 62% 6% 10% 18% 4% 1,551
Other/don't know 63% 4% 5% 20% 9% 328

Immigrant status among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,590. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 15% 16% 69% 3,590
Don't believe 16% 18% 66% 1,552
Other/don't know 12% 18% 70% 328

Income distribution among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who have a household income of…

Belief in Heaven Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,188. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 44% 21% 23% 11% 3,188
Don't believe 35% 22% 25% 17% 1,420
Other/don't know 47% 20% 17% 15% 283

Educational distribution among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 45% 40% 12% 4% 3,636
Don't believe 35% 39% 20% 6% 1,562
Other/don't know 37% 43% 16% 4% 336

Marital status among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,637. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 17% 12% 3% < 1% 68% 3,637
Don't believe 11% 13% 3% < 1% 72% 1,560
Other/don't know 18% 12% 2% < 1% 68% 334

Parent of children under 18 among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,635. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 26% 74% 3,635
Don't believe 12% 88% 1,563
Other/don't know 19% 81% 335

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who say they…

Belief in Heaven Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 66% 25% 6% < 1% 2% 1% 3,644
Don't believe 15% 15% 13% < 1% 53% 4% 1,564
Other/don't know 32% 18% 17% 1% 14% 18% 336

Importance of religion in one's life among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who say religion is…

Belief in Heaven Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 53% 33% 10% 4% < 1% 3,644
Don't believe 10% 17% 28% 45% < 1% 1,564
Other/don't know 20% 31% 25% 21% 2% 336

Attendance at religious services among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who attend religious services…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 35% 42% 22% < 1% 3,644
Don't believe 7% 26% 67% < 1% 1,564
Other/don't know 16% 32% 51% 1% 336

Frequency of prayer among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 53% 22% 8% 17% < 1% 3,644
Don't believe 14% 6% 5% 75% < 1% 1,564
Other/don't know 27% 12% 6% 53% 1% 336

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who attend prayer group…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 23% 14% 10% 53% < 1% 3,644
Don't believe 5% 4% 5% 87% < 1% 1,564
Other/don't know 13% 7% 6% 72% 2% 336

Frequency of meditation among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who meditate…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 30% 10% 4% 56% 1% 3,644
Don't believe 25% 12% 6% 57% 1% 1,564
Other/don't know 31% 7% 5% 56% 1% 336

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 55% 19% 11% 14% 1% 3,644
Don't believe 38% 20% 9% 31% 1% 1,564
Other/don't know 46% 17% 9% 25% 3% 336

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 44% 20% 12% 23% 1% 3,644
Don't believe 54% 18% 11% 16% < 1% 1,564
Other/don't know 59% 19% 9% 11% 2% 336

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Heaven Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 32% 13% 45% 8% 2% 3,644
Don't believe 6% 22% 50% 21% 1% 1,564
Other/don't know 12% 24% 47% 13% 4% 336

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who say…

Belief in Heaven There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 26% 73% 1% 1% 3,644
Don't believe 16% 83% < 1% < 1% 1,564
Other/don't know 18% 78% 2% 2% 336

Frequency of reading scripture among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who read scripture…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 34% 15% 9% 41% < 1% 3,644
Don't believe 9% 6% 7% 79% < 1% 1,564
Other/don't know 18% 6% 9% 66% 1% 336

Interpreting scripture among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Heaven Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 28% 39% 2% 26% 5% 3,644
Don't believe 4% 7% < 1% 85% 4% 1,564
Other/don't know 9% 14% 2% 57% 18% 336

Belief in Hell among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 79% 18% 3% 3,644
Don't believe 6% 93% 1% 1,564
Other/don't know 14% 23% 64% 336

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 37% 20% 43% 3,644
Don't believe 20% 20% 60% 1,564
Other/don't know 28% 34% 39% 336

Political ideology among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 31% 38% 24% 8% 3,644
Don't believe 14% 33% 46% 7% 1,564
Other/don't know 18% 38% 32% 13% 336

Views about size of government among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 42% 54% 1% 3% 3,644
Don't believe 46% 49% 3% 3% 1,564
Other/don't know 42% 43% 5% 9% 336

Views about government aid to the poor among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Heaven Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 44% 52% 3% 1% 3,644
Don't believe 33% 62% 3% 1% 1,564
Other/don't know 38% 53% 6% 3% 336

Views about abortion among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who say abortion should be…

Belief in Heaven Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 46% 51% 2% 3,644
Don't believe 78% 20% 2% 1,564
Other/don't know 61% 33% 6% 336

Views about homosexuality among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 70% 25% 3% 2% 3,644
Don't believe 91% 7% 1% 2% 1,564
Other/don't know 80% 12% 6% 3% 336

Views about same-sex marriage among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 63% 32% 5% 3,644
Don't believe 88% 9% 2% 1,564
Other/don't know 77% 15% 8% 336

Views about environmental regulation among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who say…

Belief in Heaven Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 37% 60% 2% 2% 3,644
Don't believe 22% 75% 2% 2% 1,564
Other/don't know 33% 56% 3% 9% 336

Views about human evolution among 18-29 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 18-29 year olds who say humans…

Belief in Heaven Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,644. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 30% 32% 3% 32% 2% 3,644
Don't believe 76% 10% 3% 10% 1% 1,564
Other/don't know 53% 12% 9% 18% 8% 336